Business Aviation Advisor is managed by aviation professionals with more than 60 years’ of combined experience in business and commercial aviation. They and the experienced editorial and business staff aim to bring you the best, most up-to-date information you need to manage your business aviation investment.
Ryan Waguespack / PUBLISHER
Ryan Waguespack joined the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) leadership team in November 2018 as Senior Vice President of Aircraft Management, Air Charter Services, and MROs – advancing a number of programs and efforts, including leading the charge in helping to end worldwide illegal charter activities, raising awareness of the value of aviation businesses to communities surrounding GA airports, overseeing the expansion of NATA’s training program platform, and assisting hundreds of aviation businesses navigate financial and regulatory relief programs.
As NATA’s Executive Vice President, Waguespack led its regulatory, industry, and member outreach efforts and programs, while taking on additional responsibility for safety program development.
Waguespack formerly was Vice President of Business Development at Summit Aviation and served in various business development roles for charter and management operations, as well as aircraft sales. He is the founder and owner of General Aviation Consultants in Birmingham, AL, and founded the Alabama Business Aviation Association in 2015. He is a frequent speaker at international, national, and state conferences. He is a past director of the National Air Transportation Association and a past member of the Corporate Angel Network Advisory Board.
Raymond F. Ringston / CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Tel: +1 (516) 320-6197
Active in the business aviation market since 1993, Raymond Ringston is President and owner of Ringston Media, Franklin Square, New York. Ringston Media provides print and web design services for several FBOs, maintenance, charter, and other aviation-related companies around the country. It has provided creative direction and production for many industry publications, including McGraw-Hill’s Business and Commercial Aviation magazine, AviationWeek’s ShowNews, and Metropolitan Airport News.
Mr. Ringston stays abreast of business aviation news and trends by working closely with aviation writers, photographers, and other experts. He has participated in most major industry trade shows, including the Singapore Air Show, Farnborough International Airshow, Paris Air Show, and those sponsored by the National Business Aviation Association, Helicopter Association International, and the Malaysian Aerospace Council.
While business aviation is its niche market, Ringston Media also works with Fortune 500 companies such as Unilever, Pepsi, TDK Electronics, Nestlé, Samsung, among many others, and publishes several non-aviation magazines each year. An active member of the Long Island Business Aviation Association, Mr. Ringston donates his time and talent to this and other business aviation-related nonprofit and trade associations and to many non-aviation charitable organizations.